Parents can prevent ocular injuries from household chemicals to young children

Study says infants between ages 1 and 2 were more likely to be burned. Read more >

August 23, 2016

Hygiene key to warding off painful contact lens mishaps

CDC report illustrates toll of lax hygiene, reinforces Contact Lens Health Week.Read more >

August 18, 2016

Doctors of optometry help Olympic shooters hit the target

Competitive shooting events and eye gear put focus on sports-vision enhancementRead more >

August 17, 2016

Doctors’ of optometry AMD assessments comparable to ophthalmologists

Study suggests doctors of optometry could share care, reducing hospital workload.Read more >

August 8, 2016

UPDATE: Look for signs of depression, anxiety in patients with declining visual outcomes

Visual impairment can negatively affect patients’ perceived—and actual—quality of life.Read more >

August 5, 2016

Doctors of optometry carry the torch for athletes

Meet the AOA members helping elite athletes fulfill their true potential—and achieve their Olympic dreams.Program helps doctors meet new patients and get involved in their communities.Read more >

August 4, 2016